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unconstitutional. no elected official should be allowed to take any kind of pledge. when boehner presented plan b, he could not even get a vote on it because it would raise taxes for the million-dollar people. this is definitely a problem. i also think that no entitlement should be part of this when it comes to the senior citizens. their social security, they do not get paid that much. >> she was mentioning the bill that the speaker had to pull because he did not have the votes, the one that would raise income over those making over $1 million per year. a news reporter from "the washington post" talked about the cliff. the minority leader has appealed to the vice president directly in a last-ditch deal to avoid a fiscal cliff. kerry reid stepped back from the talks on the senate floor. and he had yet to hear back from the. -- from them. we will show you comments in a short while ago. taking your phone calls on the fiscal cliff with two days to go, the house and senate vote in a session today. the house came in at 2:00 and they gaveled out shortly thereafter. we expect them to come back to take up
time and, guess what, we are doing much better. we had an election. it was pretty clear people want to see us reach a balance here. so, as i stand here, i know there are negotiations going on in the rooms that surround us. i wish for the best. i hope for the best and ask for the best. there is a word called compromise. it does not mean you compromise your principles -- it means you can compromise because that is what the american people want us to do. yes. i want to give you an example. if you were out hiking and you saw -- mr. president, in your state there are a lot of hikers. you saw somebody stepped on a cliff, swinging from a rope, and you knew the only way to save them was to cut the rope -- u.s. standing with someone else and you say, cut the rope at the top. he says, cut the rope at the bottom. you stand there arguing. meanwhile, the man is struggling on the cliff -- let me down. would it not be the smart thing to do -- would it not be smart to cut the rope with in the middle? and save the guy? you can argue later -- should i cut the rope at the top or the bottom? cut it in
. yes, you serve. don't let this election around. it is here. your moment has arrived. >> judgments are misrepresenting the hunton constituency. thank you are a much, mr. speaker. public transport is an issue that will not go away most decisive action is taken. time and time again young people in my constituency telling me public transport. maybe because it doesn't go far enough or perhaps they are expected to pay a full adult fare until they're 18. i young people in the area seemed to me they feel the effects of legislation and i've also got young people who say they traveling by public public transfer completely unacceptable. this has to stop, mr. speaker. i'm pleased that the president has been able to achieve this year on a national basis the committee has been a shining example of what can happen when young people get together and work on a particular issue. i'm grateful to the department of education transfer for showing support for the process is less transport providers and charities who have also shown their support. mr. speaker, transport is one of those problems we can wo
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